Tag Archives: Ministry of Agriculture

AGRICULTURE DISCUSSION

Stakeholders from several sectors have gathered here today, for the first Round Table Discussion on the OECS Agriculture Competitiveness Project. Today’s event is being hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, with the aim of enhancing access to markets and sales for competitively-selected Farmers and Fishers, as well as their allied aggregators and agro-processors. Today’s Discussion… Continue Reading →

HELP FIGHT LION FISH

The Fisheries Division in the Ministry of Agriculture is appealing to members of the public to assist in its fight against the invasive Lion Fish. This call comes as activities are continuing here to commemorate the 43rd Fisherman’s Month under the theme: From Our Ridges Into The High Seas, Our Nation We Feed and with… Continue Reading →

INTER-SECTORAL HEALTH WORKSHOP

A two-day Inter-sectoral Workshop will be held here from today, to update the National Food Based Dietary Guidelines of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The workshop will be hosted by the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment and the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Transformation, Forestry, Fisheries, Industry and Labour, in collaboration with the Food… Continue Reading →

PROVIDENCE BIODIVERSITY

The Forestry Services in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, is again appealing to persons to minimize the use of fires for hunting or Agricultural purposes. Director of Forestry, Fitzgerald Providence, made the appeal during NBC’s face to Face program last week, which focused on the importance of Biodiversity. Biodiversity is defined as “the… Continue Reading →

APICULTURE WORK PLAN

A Work Plan has been formulated by the Ministry of Agriculture and the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Beekeepers Association, on the way forward for the local Apiculture or Bee-Keeping Industry. Bee Keeping Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Allan Williams told NBC News one of the major areas of concern is developing the capacity… Continue Reading →

PLANTING MORE TREES

An appeal has been made to persons here, to plant more trees in order to ensuring that the nation remains green. The appeal came from Cornelius Richards, Senior Forestry Supervisor, within the Forestry Department attached to the Ministry of Agriculture. Mr. Richards said they continue to see Vincentians becoming more involved in Tree Planting exercises,… Continue Reading →

FISHERMAN’S LAUNCH

From Our Ridges into the High Seas, Our Nation We Feed That’s the theme for the 43rd anniversary of Fisherman’s Day celebrations, which will be officially launched here today and will take place at the Fisheries Division Conference Room, in Kingstown from ten this morning. This year’s slogan is “Cleaner Reef, Healthy Fish To Eat”…. Continue Reading →